Ticker Writer

Posted: 11/18/2019 | Expires: 12/18/2019

Location: New York City, New York (US)
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Role:
Level: Entry Level
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: Commensurate to experience

Fox News is seeking a Ticker Writer to join our New York Bureau. As a Ticker Writer you will be responsible for identifying news stories for our ticker scroll on Fox News Channel.  You are a detail-oriented news junkie with an excellent grasp of current events. Your excellent writing, grammar and spelling skills allow you to write top notch headlines and stories in a short period of time.

 

You will be offered the following shift: SUNDAYS THRU THURSDAYS (11:00 PM-7:00 AM)

 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify current breaking news stories and publish daily on the scrolling news ticker
  • Breakdown a story and highlight key information to write catchy headlines for assigned shift
  • Share, review, edit and update all ticker copies

 

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 1 year or good internship experience working in a live broadcast environment
  • Bachelor’s degree and solid knowledge of current events is required
  • Strong writing skills with demonstrated self-editing skills
  • Ability to work all shifts and handle the pressure of a 24-hour cable news environment
  • A positive attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent writing, grammar and spelling skills
  • Basic knowledge of newsroom functions is required
  • Must be a highly organized, and creative self-starter

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